Location and Communication
The role is for someone based at the Sutton or Winchester office and would therefore suit those living within Hampshire or Surrey, along with an element of agile working from home and site. The person would report directly to Senior Principal Designers / CDM Consultants and Director(s) of Scott White and Hookins.
Main Purpose of Job
To work as a Principal Designer/CDM Advisor on a wide variety of challenging and interesting projects covering many different construction sectors throughout the UK, including healthcare, commercial offices, education, retail, mixed use and residential schemes.
To help ensure that Scott White and Hookins provides a first-class principal designer/CDM advisory service.
To contribute to Scott White and Hookins’ vision and strategic objective to provide a fully integrated, high-quality service to our clients in a friendly, professional manner and to reflect our passion for innovative and sustainable construction.
- To undertake principal designer duties, as defined by the Construction (Design and Management) regulations 2015 (CDM) and as otherwise required of the role, including site visits, preparation of the pre- construction documentation.
- To liaise and communicate with clients, designers, contractors and others and to offer advice and guidance on CDM/Health and Safety issues.
- To assist in the preparation of health and safety /CDM documentation for contractors and others.
- To manage projects to the agreed project budgetary limits and time scales.
- To seek and follow up opportunities to promote the Business.
- Willing to attend design meetings, site meetings and carryout site inspections.
- To work collaboratively with colleagues and to keep them informed of issues on your projects at all time.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
Three years’ relevant experience in the construction industry with experience of CDM/Health and Safety issues in construction.
Relevant HNC, HND, BSc or MSc (or equivalent) in a construction-related topic.
Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
NEEBOSH Construction Certificate or equivalent as a minimum.
Good understanding of appropriate legislation.
Benefits of working at SWH
Come and work in a flexible, friendly, stimulating and rewarding environment. We are an equal opportunities employer who is committed to the development and retention of staff and offer:
Competitive salaries and benefits packages commensurate with experience.
Flexitime, remote working and home working opportunities.
Pension scheme and private healthcare (subject to conditions).
A personal development appraisals process to identify opportunities to develop new skills, ensure career progression and for you to feedback to us.
Discretionary (performance-related) bonus scheme and regular salary reviews.
Excellent training opportunities and continuous professional development, including structured Training Agreements, such as ICE, IStructE, RICS and more.
Great employee support for mental health and well-being.
Excellent line management and established career paths, employing and promoting from within wherever feasible.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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